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The Spokesman-Review: State offers fishing license upgrade deal

Cutthroat trout caught by an angler fly fishing on the Yakima River. (Rich Landers)

“The biggest fish I ever caught was a red bass, and that was in Nassau,” said Gary White, who’s been fishing since age 15. how to catch snook on the beach “That was the biggest I ever caught, and I was happy all the rest of the day. And in fact, it was the only fish I ever caught, but I was still happy all day because it was the biggest I ever caught in my life.” White and his friends think the whole state of Florida should take advantage of the opportunity. “You learn a lot of patience and you meet a lot of great people,” he said. “I call them great people because you get along with them and you don’t even know them.” White said it’s especially great for kids, who, if younger than 16, don’t need a license anyway. Read more http://www.news4jax.com/news/no-saltwater-fishing-license-required-this-weekend/26344870

29, 2014) have also been designated license-free saltwater fishing days, and the first Saturday and Sunday in April (April 4-5, 2015) have been designated a license-free freshwater fishing weekend. All bag limits, seasons and size restrictions apply on these dates. To make your fishing day successful, check out MyFWC.com/Fishing for fishing tips, locations and rules. Learn more about license-free fishing days by visiting MyFWC.com/License and clicking on Do I Need One? and Free Fishing Days. Reader comments posted to this article may be published in our print edition. All rights reserved. Visit website http://www.srpressgazette.com/outdoors/gov-scott-and-fwc-announce-saltwater-and-freshwater-license-free-fishing-days-1.328674

Gov. Scott and FWC Announce Saltwater and Freshwater License-Free Fishing Days – Outdoors – Santa Rosa Press Gazette

(Rich Landers) FISHING The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering current freshwater or saltwater fishing license holders the opportunity before July 20 to upgrade to a combination license for under$27. The upgrade will give those anglers all the fishing privileges of a combination license at the cost they would have paid if they had purchased one in the first place, said Bill Joplin, WDFW licensingmanager. Freshwater fishing license holders can purchase an upgrade to a combination license for $26.75 and current saltwater fishing license holders can upgrade to a combination license for$26.20. By purchasing theupgrade: Current freshwater license holders will gain access to saltwater fish, shellfish andseaweed. Current saltwater license holderswill gain access to fishing in lakes and rivers as summer draws near, as well as opportunities for shellfish andseaweed. Here are a few of the exciting fishing opportunities the WDFW is spotlightingthisyear: Salmon 2014 is shaping up as the year for salmon, with a forecasted return of more than 1.6 million Columbia River chinook salmon returning this fall which would be the largest since record keeping began in 1938. The ocean abundance of Columbia River coho salmon is also forecast to be about 964,000 fish three times as many fish as last year’s actual abundance. And, summer and fall chinook salmon returns to Puget Sound are expected to total nearly 283,000fish. Razor Clams Razor clam digs are listed through June 1, 2014. For more info, visit http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/outdoors/2014/may/30/state-offers-fishing-license-upgrade-deal/

License free fishing days announced – Outdoors – The News Herald

Floridians and visitors will be able to fish without a saltwater recreational fishing license on June 7 and 8 and freshwater recreational fishing license on June 14 and 15, officials announced this week. We hope visitors and residents alike will be able to join in the excitement of Floridas saltwater and freshwater fishing this year by participating in one of our license-free fishing days, said FWC Chairman Richard Corbett. This is an excellent opportunity to share the fun and togetherness of a fishing trip with the entire family or to introduce someone to a lifelong hobby of fishing. These four license-free fishing days fall near National Fishing and Boating Week, a celebration of fishing and boating, which started June 1 and runs through June 8. The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundations http://www.TakeMeFishing.org website is a place to learn about events sponsored by businesses and communities during National Fishing and Boating Week, as well as locating fishing sites, identifying recreational species and finding fishing tips. In conjunction with National Fishing and Boating Week and FWCs license-free event is the first-ever KeepAmericaFishing Day on June 7. The first Saturday in September (Sept. Original website http://www.newsherald.com/outdoors/license-free-fishing-days-announced-1.328679

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